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Lake Jocassee is a 9,000-acre, 385-foot deep reservoir located in northwest South Carolina. It was created by Duke Power in 1973 for the purpose of generating hydroelectric power. The lake is commonly known for the clean and cold Appalachian mountain rivers that feed the lake, keeping its waters cool and water vis...

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The Jocassee Gorges was recently named one of "50 of the World’s Last Great Places—Destinations of a Lifetime" in a special edition of National Geographic magazine. “National Geographic's special recognition of Jocassee Gorges is quite an honor,” said Mark Hall, Jocassee Gor...


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This Week: April 24 , 2017

EARTH DAY NOTES  Spring came early this year, then it left. The flowers on the puncatum rhododendrons ...

This Week: April 17 , 2017

PERFECT WEATHER   Some days it’s steady snow, without a breath of air, under a slate steel sky. ...

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Blue Water - Blue Wall: April 24, 2017

    SING SONG There are some people – and other species too, I imagine – who can tilt their ears towards a bi...

Blue Water - Blue Wall: April 17, 2017

  BEING HERE NOW   Slow down, listen, look around. Under a stump by the edge of the water, toads are making whoopee, st...

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